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Do You Remember –

11 Mar

OMP (oh my pig!)  Mommy was cleaning out some childhood boxes here at the Hotel Thompson that she had and came across one of these.  She oohhed and aawwed.  Then her and daddy had to play with it.  Rolls piggy eyes – such simple humans they are – snorts.  Do you remember this?  Did you have one?

 

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38 responses to “Do You Remember –

  1. mollieandalfie

    03/11/2014 at 12:40 pm

    We love’z Snoopy but have never seen one of those 🙂 xxoxx

    Mollie and Alfie

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 12:53 pm

      Oh WOW! You wrote on them with a special pen and then you could pull the paper up to ‘erase’ everything to start all over. Great entertainment. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. easyweimaraner

    03/11/2014 at 1:01 pm

    Mom had one, but a simple one without peanuts. Miss “Brainiac” used it as cheat sheet, but her plan went awry…

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 1:52 pm

      Snorts. Oh that is good. Your mom is very smart! I can see it now. Pulls the paper up and erases everything – what answers? Snorts XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. Jody

    03/11/2014 at 1:15 pm

    I don’t think I had the Peanuts style, but I did have these! And I had a Wooly Willy too!

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 1:53 pm

      Snorts! Isn’t that so funny. Didn’t you just love all of these ‘original’ toys? Mom says she has fond memories of them. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Mags Corner

    03/11/2014 at 2:56 pm

    My kids had some of them, but not any around here now.

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 4:02 pm

      Weren’t they the greatest? So much fun. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. digitalgranny

    03/11/2014 at 3:33 pm

    Yes I did and so did my kids.

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 4:03 pm

      🙂 nostalgia huh? XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. Molly The Wally

    03/11/2014 at 3:48 pm

    Nope never seen one of those before and we wonder how it works?
    Have a terrific Tuesday
    Best wishes Molly and peeps obviously a deprived child from across the pond.

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 4:04 pm

      Snorticles. You had a special pen that you used to write on the front. When you were done and wanted to write something else again, you just lifted the sheet and it erased everything. There you go – another clean slate to write on. Mommy and daddy use it to play tic-tac-toe on. To funny. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. purrfectkitties

    03/11/2014 at 3:53 pm

    Ooh, our mommy had one too (or so she says… 😉 ) xoxo Roxy & Tigerlino

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 4:04 pm

      Snorts – They were fun to play with. Mommy has hers and we play with it at times still. Too much fun! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. gentlestitches

    03/11/2014 at 7:37 pm

    I had one. I loved it! I loved the way you pulled up the sheet and nothing was left behind.

     
    • PigLove

      03/11/2014 at 7:53 pm

      Exactly! They are so much fun to play with. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. sheilaenglehart

    03/11/2014 at 7:58 pm

    I had one too!

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 12:57 am

      Aren’t they just the greatest? XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. katsrus

    03/11/2014 at 8:38 pm

    I loved those. I had all kinds of them.
    Sue B

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 1:00 am

      Mom has hers still and we’ve been playing with it all night. It’s so cool! XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. Miss Harper Lee

    03/11/2014 at 10:33 pm

    My mommy says she had one of those days, then she started going on and on about “the good old days” before computers and tablets. She said if you wanted to talk on the phone, you had to do it in your house, and standing in one place because it was connected to the wall. What? Then she started saying something about having to get up to change the channel on the television but that it wasn’t a big deal because there were only three channels, and they went off the air at midnight. And that’s when I stopped listening because I knew she had lost it. 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 1:02 am

      Snorticles. I think our moms are related. She remembers those times as well. She also remembers something that blows my little piggy mind. She said they used to listen to a certain radio channel that told a continuous story every week. What? Huddling around the radio to listen to a story? I know my mom has went over the edge – snorts. No way! XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. fozziemum

    03/12/2014 at 12:03 am

    Oh yes I remember these Bacon! and etch a sketch and spirograph….oh dear I am an oldie :0 hugs Fozziemum xx

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 1:07 am

      OMP (oh my pig)! That’s more of what mommy still has. She loves her Spirograph! XOXO – Bacon

       
      • fozziemum

        03/12/2014 at 1:27 am

        Hahahaah they are great fun Bacon..:) hugs Fozziemum xxx

         
      • PigLove

        03/12/2014 at 1:50 am

        They really are. I keep playing with it. I course under close supervision. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • fozziemum

        03/12/2014 at 2:03 am

        See if mum can make you some Play dough 🙂 it’s easy peasey 🙂 hugs Fozziemum xxx

         
  13. Three Well Beings

    03/12/2014 at 1:13 am

    I loved these when I was a child and then my children enjoyed them. I wonder if they still make them? I think now my grandchildren would also enjoy! I’m so impressed mommy still has one. Makes me feel good because I hold onto things from my childhood, too! 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 1:49 am

      Snorts. Mommy has a big box of toys from her childhood. She hardly ever gets rid of anything. She keeps saying she’s going to but I haven’t seen it yet. XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. onespoiledcat

    03/12/2014 at 6:25 am

    Oh indeed my Mom (and Dad) had those……so much fun…..haven’t seen them in ages though I guess kids these days prefer video games. Too bad…..makes you think about other stuff of the past like paper dolls, Mr. Potato Head……sigh……time marches on!!

    Hugs, Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 6:48 am

      Mom says those were the days that kids were actually kids – Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  15. evilsquirrel13

    03/12/2014 at 11:26 am

    Haven’t thought about those little drawing things in YEARS! I had a few of them when I was a little squirrel. Well done my friend! You have scooped me on a Flashback Friday!

     
    • PigLove

      03/12/2014 at 12:00 pm

      Snorticles. YAY – Finally I got one hoof in front of you my friend. Just wait until mom finishes going through her childhood toy box. I’m sure there will be lots of great finds in there. XOXO – Bacon

       
  16. Lori Fontanes

    03/13/2014 at 7:31 am

    Oh yeah! Fun (& no electricity required!!!)

     
    • PigLove

      03/13/2014 at 9:20 am

      Exactly! Mommy says those were the days! XOXO – Bacon

       
  17. Reilly & Denny

    03/15/2014 at 3:42 pm

    pre – sketchograph – yes we remember those 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      03/15/2014 at 6:15 pm

      Weren’t they just fun for hours? We have played with ours almost daily this past week. Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       

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